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plenty of energy. and she said she would just be delighted to keep me in el paso for school, and so that was the arrangement that was made. and i went away to school. i would come home at christmas and over easter break and in the summers, but other than that, i was staying in el paso. and that was all right, except i was homesick. i really loved the ranch and loved being with my parents, and i didn't want to be away. so i remember those years with considerable pain, actually. c-span: what was it like when you found out that your mother had been married before? >> guest: well, i was very shocked. c-span: what year was that? >> guest: oh, i don't remember. i was a student in el paso, and i remember one of the children i knew saying, 'i know something about you. 'no, you don't. 'yes, i do.' i know something about you and your mother.' 'no, you don't. what is it?' 'well, your mother was married before. she had another husband.' and i said, 'oh, that's not true. i know you're wrong.' and when i went home to my grandmother's that evening, i asked her about it. i said, 'now somebody at sc
and frantic energy that goes along with it. it's not good for quiet crowds and social stability. and ven the... the emotional and religious tenor of this holiday anyway, to have somebody preaching that the kingdom of god was really on its way-- perhaps it was going to be coming within, you know, within that very holiday-- preaching that the... the... in the days before passover, it's the equivalent of shouting "fire!" in a crowded theater. >> narrator: the gospels agree that this politically charged climate was the occasion for his arrest, but what happened next, and the role played by the priests, remains unclear. >> i think there's some kind of cooperation between the chief priests and pilate. the chief priests always had to cooperate with rome because it's their jobs. they're mediating between the imperial government and the people. then there was a perceived danger that pilate was on the verge of some kind of muscular crowd control. people would get hurt or killed when pilate felt so moved. and perhaps for this reason, jesus was turned over to rome. >> the most difficult thing for us, af
for the eloquence of the spoken words about the challenges that we face. hopefully we will turn that energy from occurring. i want to commend the president and vice president biden for working on this issue. there are obvious ones like getting assault weapons. and the question is, what will we do? secretary, thank you, and thank the president for supporting us. [applause] i want to recognize the council members that have joined us today. and the council member that within the last 24 hours, the chair of the education committee. both are experienced and are very committed to the district. thank you for being here. to the folks that have joined us, our deputy mayor that has a daunting responsibility of health and human services, and who has enormous experience working with children, especially early childhood. the deputy mayor for education, we appreciate you stepping up. our chair that leaves the child and family services committee. we got a glowing report just the other day with the progress we are making. it wasn't long ago that we had children in foster care in the city. the number is down to
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